Cripple Creek (Clawhammer Banjo)
About: The first recording in the Folktunes collection is Cripple Creek, played on the open-backed five-stringed banjo in the clawhammer style.
Source Shure SM57 -> Behringer UB802 -> Creative Extigy -> Audacity 1.2.0-pre4 @ 16/44.1 (mono) -> Flac Frontend 1.7.1Run time 00:03:27Label / Recorded by Forrest Oliphant
How learned: Martha Owen taught me this tune in the Summer of 2000 at the John C. Campbell Folk School. It was the first song I ever learned on Banjo.
Chord Progression: G - C G / - - D G :// G - - - / - - D G ://
Recording has a few parts:
- Slow & simple
- Sped up a little bit
- Added some drop-thumbing
- Tuning reference (open G: gDGBD)
- Some gabbing